INFOODS: the international network of food data systems.

  title={INFOODS: the international network of food data systems.},
  author={Nevin S. Scrimshaw},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={65 4 Suppl},
A 1983 conference organized by United Nations University proposed an international network of food data systems (INFOODS) to address the need for and limitations of food-composition databases. Concerns of INFOODS include the acquisition and interchange of quality data on the nutrient composition of foods; the development of standards and guidelines for the collection, compilation, and reporting of food-component information; and support of a worldwide network of regional data centers for the… CONTINUE READING

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